Juan Orlando Hernandez, a lawyer and former head of Congress, is leading the presidential election in Honduras over the wife of ousted former President Manuel Zelaya, with both candidates claiming victory.
Hondurans will choose between competing strategies for lowering the world’s highest murder rate this weekend in presidential elections that include the wife of Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a 2009 coup.
Hiking along the Kokoda Trail in remote eastern Papua New Guinea last summer, Denis O’Brien discovered he didn’t have a mobile phone signal. The sturdily built Irish telecommunications tycoon knew how to fix that. He stormed into the local office of Digicel Group Ltd., the wireless operator he’d founded in 2001, and demanded that extra phone towers be erected along the route.
Alfa SAB’s Sigma Alimentos food unit offered 675 million euros ($908 million) for Madrid-based sausage maker Campofrio Food Group SA in a bet on European expansion by Mexico’s largest processed-meats producer.
Taiwan signed its biggest trade deal yet with a country that has diplomatic ties with Beijing, as the island tries to integrate its economy with the rest of Asia’s and to diversify economic allies beyond China.
A truce between El Salvadoran gangs that have made the Central American nation among the world’s most violent is fueling a rally in government debt as President Mauricio Funes seeks a permanent deal to end the bloodshed.